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After graduation, I spent a year working as a teacher in the Education Department at the Minnesota Children's Museum before deciding to head west for graduate school. I moved out to the Bay Area where I've been attending Starr King School for the Ministry — a super liberal Unitarian Universalist seminary in Berkeley, California. After three years of classes, I've been doing fieldwork as a hospital chaplain at St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco. Hanging out with sick people and their families can be a little intense, but it's been the best job I've ever had. I've also met plenty of bizarre and/or ridiculous people, giving me plenty of material for sermons and bar stories for years to come. Starting in September, I'll be continuing my fieldwork at a Unitarian Universalist church in Kansas City.
I love living in California for many reasons — the weather, the wineries, the weather, great people, the weather, friends don't mind traveling across the country and even the world to visit me here, oh, and the weather is pretty temperate. However, I'm really looking forward to moving back to the Midwest, if for no other reason than the hope that my car won't get broken into as often.
My Mac Memories:
Drawing on the walls of Turk 4 with washable markers at 2 a.m., falling asleep in the library and waking up with spiral notebook marks on my face, being woken up at 7 a.m. by bagpipers warming up for the Scottish Country Fair below my window in Kirk, and "Fernando the Love Bandit" — a 75-year-old man dressed like Zorro who Adam Cohen hired to sing to me in Kagin on my 22nd birthday during dinner...